The ‘aha moment’ for Sue Bossley arrived last Fall. Her employers, the Access Point Marine Transportation Group, started a water taxi service between Lund and Cortes Island. This bridged the final gap in a what was now a continuous loop running through Powell River, Cortes Island and Campbell River. The North Salish Cycle Route was born.Continue reading The North Salish Cycle Route
BC Ferry traffic on both the Cortes and Campbell River ferries were almost back to pre-COVID levels in 2021.
20,000 more vehicles sailed from Campbell River than the previous year and there were almost 4,600 more from Cortes Island.Continue reading Ferry traffic getting back to pre-COVID levels
At 9:08 AM on the morning of February 9th, 2022, a Squirrel Cove resident phoned the Coast Guard about a fire just north of Refuge Cove, on West Redonda Island. What she thought might be a house engulfed by fire turned out to be a 34 foot wood and fiberglass boat close to the shore.Continue reading Boat catches fire close to Refuge Cove
High winds and above average snowfall this winter has left provincial transportation systems challenged, and BC Ferries has now warned residents to expect more sailing disruptions this winter.Continue reading BC Ferries warns dependent coastal communities of more sailing disruptions due to severe weather, pandemic